VAVS (Veterans Administration Voluntary Services) Local Representative | American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro | SHARE Omaha

American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave
Omaha, NE 68124
Dewey Location
3838 Dewey Ave
Omaha, NE 68105
West O
729 N. 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68154
Volunteer Opportunity:

VAVS (Veterans Administration Voluntary Services) Local Representative

This leadership position is responsible for supporting coordination between the Red Cross and VA Health Care Facilities in the Omaha area.

Supports and acts as a local liaison on behalf of the Red Cross
Ensure all potential VA Voluntary Services (VAVS) volunteers are registered with the local Red Cross unit, receive volunteer orientation, are assisted with the VAVS application and placement and receive information on volunteer opportunities with the VA
Promote the recruitment of volunteers and donations of financial and material resources in accordance with facility needs
Attend and participate in quarterly VAVS meetings, serve on VAVS Sub-committees and task groups and assist with improving the overall VAVS program
Coordinate with the VAVS Program Manager to perform the Annual Joint Review (AJR)
Facilitate volunteer placement in coordination with the VA Program Manager and workplace supervisor and assist VA staff when an affiliated volunteer must be removed for cause
Maintain records and submit reports as required by the Red Cross and VA
Share VAVS committee voting privileges with appointed deputy as needed
Attend quarterly phone meetings with the assigned Red Cross National Deputy and Division Staff.


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Tue, 10/19/2021  
Repeats every day from Aug 26th, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021.
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

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